Race and Health


This Portland Bar Is Hosting a 'Reparations Happy Hour' Where POC Drink for Free

While there is cash handed out to attendees, organiser Cameron Whitten says that the distribution of money isn't really the point.
Jelisa Castrodale

Black Motivational Speaker Says Restaurant Called Cops Because He Refused to Move for White Customers

In a video shared on Facebook, a manager of Sambuca 360 is seen telling Wimbrey, "I don't like you."
Jelisa Castrodale
supper clubs

These Sisters Want to Make Supper Clubs More Inclusive

“I’ve been to many supper clubs in London where I’ve been the only person of colour in a room of over 30 people."
Salma Haidrani

The Complexities of Being Black, British, and Vegan

It can be hard to reconcile the fact that eating meat is such a big part of my culture—and to find my place in a traditionally white movement.
Wedaeli Chibelushi

We Spoke to the Winner of the 'Great American Baking Show' that Never Aired

America never got to see Vallery Lomas win. The show was taken off the air due to sexual misconduct allegations against judge Johnny Iuzzini.
Mayukh Sen

The Double Bind of Being a Woman of Colour in the Food World

Women of colour are often unheard in this industry. When we're not, we're outright dismissed by gatekeepers if they don't like what we have to say.
Korsha Wilson

British Landlord Tycoon Bans 'Coloured People' Because of 'Curry Smell'

“To be honest, we’re getting overloaded with coloured people. It is a problem with certain types of coloured people—those who consume curry."
Alex Swerdloff
Race and Health

Eating in One of Britain's Most Racially Segregated Towns

Census data shows that white and Asian residents of Blackburn, Lancashire are increasingly divided. I visited restaurants in the town's “Asian quarter” to find out how a council regeneration scheme is forging links between the communities.
Kamila Rymajdo

Some White People Are Really Confused by the Bay Leaves in Their Chipotle

As if Chipotle didn’t have enough troubles, now people are convinced that they're putting random backyard leaves in their burritos and bowls.
Alex Swerdloff

South Carolina Restaurant Apologises for Using Super-Racist 'Help Wanted' Sign

What happens when a minority-owned restaurant posts a help-wanted sign that blatantly and explicitly offends, well, minorities?
Alex Swerdloff
korean food

Why 'White' Is the Least-Spicy Option at This Korean Restaurant

If there’s one pervasive stereotype surrounding the way white people eat—besides maybe their affinity for putting avocado on literally everything—it’s that they can’t handle spicy food.
Nick Rose

A Court Will Decide If Asking for 'Black People Food' Is Racial Discrimination

Is asking the African-American chef you hired to work at your sprawling dude ranch to start making “black people food” a super racist request, or nothing more than a wee bit of discourtesy and a smidgen of insensitivity?
Alex Swerdloff